For years riders have known that the traditional waxed cotton riding jacket is hard to beat when it comes to comfort and protection from the elements. Scorpion has taken the traditional waxed cotton riding jacket and made it better. Starting with the outer fabric; they created their own waxed cotton fabric and strengthened it by weaving in nylon for abrasion resistance. Then they laminated a waterproof / breathable membrane to the back of it and seam taped all the seams, making this waxed cotton jacket 100% waterproof. So the next time you're planning a cross county ride on your classic motorcycle, you get the best of both worlds, traditional looks and modern technology.